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Collas Crill lawyer sworn in as Jersey Advocate

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill associate Simon Hurry was sworn in as a Jersey Advocate this week. Simon works in Collas Crill’s commercial Dispute Resolution team and is actively involved in leading and assisting with high value trust and commercial disputes. Simon also has experience in mediation and dealing with insolvency related matters, both in a contentious and […]

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New Advocate and Solicitor for Mourant Ozannes

New Advocate and Solicitor for Mourant Ozannes

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes have a new Jersey Advocate and Jersey Solicitor, who both appeared before the Royal Court of Jersey on Monday 3 March. James Daniel, who works in the Banking & Finance and Corporate practices, was sworn in as Advocate, and Carol Doherty, who works in the Litigation practice, was registered […]

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Celebrity deaths highlight importance of keeping your will up to date

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent high profile celebrity deaths highlight how important it is to keep your will up to date, says a Channel Islands wills expert. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was discovered to be out of date when he died suddenly at the age of 47 on 2 February 2014 of a drugs overdose. Wills specialist at Collas […]

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Mourant Ozannes wins Best Offshore Law Firm at Hedgeweek Global Awards

Mourant Ozannes wins Best Offshore Law Firm at Hedgeweek Global Awards

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has been voted the Best Offshore Law Firm at the Hedgeweek Global Awards, an annual event which recognises excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world. Online news publisher Hedgeweek received over 1,600 nominations from readers, including institutional and high net worth investors as well as […]

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First and only Family Arbitrator in Jersey

First and only Family Arbitrator in Jersey

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hanson Renouf is delighted to announce that Advocate Barbara Corbett, Partner and Head of Family Law, has qualified as a Family Arbitrator; she is the first and only one in Jersey. Family Arbitration is a process in which you place the decision making in the hands of an Arbitrator who is the equivalent of a […]

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Gift Security this year for Valentine’s Day

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well it’s that time of year again when people scrabble around to find appropriate gifts for loved ones, often only to settle upon roses and chocolates. But why not gift your loved ones security this year? As lovely as roses and chocolates are, they don’t offer the same long term benefit to a loved one […]

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Jersey should follow UK’s lead on Zero Hours Contracts

Jersey should follow UK’s lead on Zero Hours Contracts

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zero hours contracts have been defended by Vince Cable, the UK Business Secretary, in a statement likely to secure their long-term future as a vital component of the employment market. This is a lead Jersey should follow says Lindsay Edwards-Thatcher of TM Legal Services, a Jersey Employment Law Expert. Commenting on Vince Cable’s statement she […]

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Employers need policies for Army Reservists, says employment law specialist

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

An increase in the number of Army Reservists in Jersey will require employers to consider what provisions they have in place for those employees, and some may face a claim for unfair dismissal if they do not hold a job open for someone on active service, says employment law specialist Colette Hunt. Colette, a senior […]

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Amendment to Jersey Wills law is a missed opportunity, says Collas Crill expert

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The amendment to Jersey’s Wills and Succession law is a missed opportunity to bring the law right up to date, says Advocate Clare Nicolle, who leads Collas Crill’s Wills and Estates team. On 1 January 2014 an amendment to Jersey’s Wills and Succession Law came into force equalising the rights of men and women on […]

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Mourant Ozannes named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at British Legal Awards

Mourant Ozannes named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at British Legal Awards

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mourant Ozannes was recently named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. Hosted by Legal Week, the awards celebrate achievement, excellence and innovation in the legal industry whilst recognising the important contribution the legal business community makes, not just to the UK economy, but also to the wider community. Mourant Ozannes […]

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